Exploring the Link Between Pollution and COVID-19 Mortality

A recent study published by the Oxford University Press underlines the role of climate change and poor air quality in contributing to the harm wrought by the COVID-29 pandemic.  The study, co-authored by Francesca … Continue reading “Exploring the Link Between Pollution and COVID-19 Mortality”

More Evidence of Causal Link Between Air Pollution and Early Death

Doctoral student Xiao Wu, Research Scientist Danielle Bruan, and Professor Francesca Dominici are among the authors of a new study that evaluates the impact of long-term exposure to fine particulate matter on mortality among the … Continue reading “More Evidence of Causal Link Between Air Pollution and Early Death”

Francesca Dominici & Team Receive Star-Friedman Funding

Congratulations to Francesca Dominici, Clarence James Gamble Professor of Biostatistics, Population and Data Science and Co-Director of the Data Science Initiative, who was recently selected as the recipient of the 2020 Star-Friedman … Continue reading “Francesca Dominici & Team Receive Star-Friedman Funding”

Air Pollution & Coronavirus: Presentations with Xiao Wu and Rachel Nethery

  Air Pollution All Party Parliamentary Group Air Pollution & Coronavirus Academic research & post-lockdown strategy Zoom meeting Friday 29th May at 2pm Research presentations COVID death & infection rates and air … Continue reading “Air Pollution & Coronavirus: Presentations with Xiao Wu and Rachel Nethery”

Francesca Dominici Receives Karl E. Peace Award

Congratulations to Francesca Dominici, Clarence James Gamble Professor of Biostatistics, Population and Data Science and Co-Director of the Harvard Data Science Initiative, who was selected as the 2020 recipient of the … Continue reading “Francesca Dominici Receives Karl E. Peace Award”

HSPH Researchers Examine Short Term Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter

Pollution is taking a much more devastating toll on our health than we realize. A recent article in CNN Health cites research on the surprisingly strong link between exposure to particle … Continue reading “HSPH Researchers Examine Short Term Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter”

The Abandonment of Evidence in Air Pollution Policy

In a recent paper published in Science, Dr. Francesca Dominici and Gretchen Goldman of the Union of Concerned Scientists raise the alarm regarding proposed changes to the EPA’s methods for … Continue reading “The Abandonment of Evidence in Air Pollution Policy”